Foodctionary 101


This post will be updating from time to time, in order to add more terms. I hope it’s useful and in any case you see anything is missing, leave a comment and I will immediatly check it out.

  • Tablespoon (tbsp) = Cucharada (cuch)
  • Teaspoon (tsp) = Cucharadita (cdta)
  • Cup (c) = Taza (tza)
  • Dash = “Chorrito”
  • Slice = Rebanada
  • Coarsely chop = Cortar en trozos grandes
  • Finely chop = Cortar finamente (picar finamente)
  • Fry (immerse in boiling oil) = Freir (sumergir en aceite hirviendo)

Conversions = Conversiones

  • 1 Pound (lb) = 1/2 kilogramo (Kg)
  • 1 Gallon (gal) = 3.75 litros (lt)
  • 8 Ounces (oz) = 225 gramos (gr)
  • 1 Fluid Ounce (oz) = 30 mililitros (mL o ml)

Some other food terms = Otros términos culinarios

  • Pico de Gallo = Finely chopped tomato, jalapeño chile and onion. Sometimes has lemon juice added, even cilantro.
  • EVOO = Extra Virgin Olive Oil = Aceite de oliva extravirgen

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About Gaby Godoy de Porras

I'm a 27 years old housewife that loves to cook and try new recipes, as well as decor our home. I love to do makeovers to old furniture I get (my hubby loves it too!) and I get so excited when my ideas come true! I love to see other people's ideas come true too. I'm a total DIYer (I made almost every detail in my wedding).
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